Workshop at TAMIU to Explore Ethics in Social Work for Children
Social workers wishing to learn more about the ethics involved in providing
social work services to children are invited to participate in a workshop
at Texas A&M International University Friday, March 26.
The workshop, titled, "Children, Ethics, and Social Work Practice,"
will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino
Hall, room 115.
Tuition for the workshop is $45 and lunch will be included. Those interested
in registering may contact TAMIU's Office of Special Programs at 326-2765.
Workshop presenter Dr. Dennis Haynes is the newly appointed Department
of Social Work Chair at The University of Texas at San Antonio. He previously
served as the Master of Social Work Program Director at The University
of Texas at Austin.
The session will help participants consider the unique challenges in
providing social work services to children.
Participants, through the use of specific case examples, will identify
ethical dilemmas that arise in social work practice. Based on the NASW
Code of Ethics, guidelines for resolving ethical dilemmas will be explored
through the multiple perspectives of children, families, practitioners
All attendees will receive a certificate of workshop completion and
three social work continuing education units at the end of the session.
Dr. Haynes received a Ph.D. in social work from Florida State University
and an MSW from California State University, Fresno. He earned his bachelor's
degree in family relations from Brigham Young University.
His interests include values and ethics, religion and spirituality,
international social work, child abuse prevention, and university and
community collaboration. He has more than 20 years of varied social work
practice experience and has provided service in both public and non-profit
child welfare agency settings.
For further information, please contact Jessica Villarreal, program
coordinator at the Office of Special Programs, at 326-2765, e-mail email@example.com
or visit offices located in Student Center 119A.
University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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